WordPress official domain ".blog" finally started, registration starts soon

Open source blog ·CMSPlatformWordPress, But the top level domain ".blogWe announced that we have newly acquired. The selling price of ".blog" domain is undecided, but it is planned to sell it in August 2016.

Coming Soon: New. Blog Domains for Websites - WordPress.com News

WordPress says "we can acquire the site name that harmonizes with the personality of the user instead of". Com "as to the circumstances that led to the acquisition of the" .blog "domain. In addition, by using the ". Blog" domain, it is possible to display many sites with search engines such as Google searchSEO measuresIt will also become. In addition, Mr. Matt Maren-Wegg who is a developer of WordPress announced that the highest bid of ". Blog" was 19 million dollars (about 2,068 million yen) on his blog.

.Blog | Matt Mullenweg

When purchasing the ".blog" domain, anyone can buy it even if you do not use WordPress. The price is undecided, but according to the official release "It is planned to be the same price range as the top level domain of the new release".

Registration period "Sunrise" for trademark owners of brands such as brands can be purchased early at a premium price slightly added from the normal price from August 2016 "Landrush" from October 2016, Regular registration is November 2016.

.blog - Coming soon: a new kind of address for your blog. Millions of short, easy to remember domains will be available.

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